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The Guaraní under Spanish rule in the Rio de la Plata

Author: Barbara Anne Ganson
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press ; [London] : [Eurospan, distributor], 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a revisionist view of a mission system in Latin America - that of the Jesuit missions to the Guarani Indians, who inhabited the border regions of Paraguay, Argentina, and Brazil. It traces  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Anne Ganson
ISBN: 9780804754958 0804754950 0804736022 9780804736022
OCLC Number: 191889009
Notes: Originally published: 2003.
Description: xii, 290 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction I Part One:The Invasionfrom Within 1. Early Encounters 17 2. The Footprints of Saint Thomas 30 3. Daily Life 52 Part Two: The Invasionfrom Without 4. From Resistance to Rebellion 87 5. The Guarani in the Aftermath of the Expulsion of the Jesuits 117 6. Our Warehouses Are Empty: Guarani Responses to the Reorganization of the Missions 137 7. Guarani Cultural Resiliency and Reorientations 164
Responsibility: Barbara Ganson.

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"Barbara Ganson's study is a comprehensive collection of historical sources that explain the conditions of the Guarani indigenous people in the last half of the eighteenth century. . . . [T]his study Read more...

 
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